A Big Fan Of Kadha Prasad? Now Make Your Own Kadha Prasad At Home

If you love the kadha prasad served in gurudwaras, then you’ve come to the right place. The soft velvety halwa is believed to be as food blessed by the Guru. Rich in sugar and ghee, kadha prasad is immensely delicious and is undoubtedly difficult to resist on just one serving. The prasad is served out of the same bowl to everyone in equal proportions. As a sign of humility and respect, visitors accept the kadha prasad sitting, with hands raised and cupped. The prasad served in gurudwaras touches the soul as it is prepared with utmost dedication and devotion. Here is a…

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Broccoli Paratha: The Goodness Of Veggie In Parathas

There are a lot of people who dislike broccoli for its distinct taste and flavour; however, little do they realise that this wonder veggie is a powerhouse of nutrients. Are you one of those who cringe by the mere thought of having broccoli? If yes, then we’re here to change your perception. Broccoli can be savoured in the form of parathas as well. Yes, you read that right! If you swear by stuffed parathas, but bored with the regular aloo and gobhi stuffing, then bring broccoli to your rescue. The stuffing of minced broccoli with a touch…

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7 Tips To Make Perfect Hummus At Home

There must be something about middle-eastern cuisine that makes it such a global rage. In India too, middle-eastern wonders like shawarma, falafel, hummus have found their own niche and lovers in the food circuit. One of our favourite Levantine imports is hummus; the chickpeas-based dip or spread that has become a party staple of sorts. Whether being a part of the multifarious Lebanese platter dominated by meat and salad or an accompaniment to pita bread; hummus always manages to shine bright. It is the perfect recipe to whip up on days…

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What’s the difference between cake and pastry

1. An overview Partial images can be baffling and this rule applies aptly in the case of cakes and pastries. In the very first view (if sliced) they both look similar but are poles apart when it comes to the recipe, ingredients and the process of making them. Scroll below to know the difference between the two. 2. Recipe and ingredients According to bakery experts, ingredients and recipe making process form the fundamental difference between cakes and pastries. On one hand, cake includes many ingredients and a complicated procedure for…

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Smarter metrics will help fix our food system

Today’s food systems are broken. Our diets are the leading cause of disease. Some 800 million people worldwide still suffer from hunger, while more than 2 billion are overweight or obese. As much as 57% of global greenhouse-gas emissions come from food-related activities, which include everything from clearing land for agriculture, to growing, gathering, processing and packaging, to transporting farm goods and disposing of waste. I never fail to be astonished at the inadequacy of the metrics we use to evaluate these systems. The most common yardstick is ‘productivity per…

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What’s the difference between barbecuing and grilling?

1. An overview When it comes to cooking methods or techniques, we often mention about boiling, pan-frying, and deep-frying. You will be surprised to know that in India, we use more than 16 cooking methods and each one is different in terms of processing, adding flavour and texture to the final dish. Today, we are going to talk about the two most common cooking methods that we habitually get to hear about while dining out. Scroll to know the difference. 2. What is grilling As we know, grilling a basically…

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This food can increase your pregnancy chances

If you are planning to have a baby then try including seafood to your diet as couples who eat seafood tend to be more sexually active and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive, a new study suggests. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, found that, among the participants, 92 per cent of couples who ate seafood more than twice a week were pregnant at the end of one year, compared to 79 per cent among couples consuming less seafood. “Our study suggests…

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20 Ramadan recipes that will rev up the iftaar

1. Gorge on these delicious recipes! After the day long penance, food seems such a beautiful respite! And iftaar is all about gorging on delicious food, made with love and care. It is very important to have a satiating meal before you being the fast, so that the body is ready for the penance. The meal should also be interesting iftaar is not just about eating food, but also sharing meal with family and friends. Here is a list of 20 traditional recipes that can be part of the daily…

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Palak Paneer, Chana And Other Top Protein-Rich Indian Foods You Must Eat

We Indians are notoriously famous for our indulgent lifestyles when it comes to food and rightfully so! Isn’t it? Well the truth is that while the quintessential Indian dishes can be best served and enjoyed a little too spicy and with a little too oil (or butter) – the new age has very ingeniously adapted to a diet that is as Indian as it gets in its basic palate, but is also protein-rich and suitable for any diet plan. While protein-rich food in India is not a new concept, the…

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Delicious ways to eat mangoes this season

From mango sandwich to a mango dessert, one can try out some delicious ways of trying this fruit so that you can make the most of it this season. Carefully curated by French chef Gregory Bazire from Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea House and Chef Paul Hayward, Executive Pastry Chef, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, try out these mango recipes and enjoy the summer season. Earl Grey English Muffins with Smoked Salmon and Chickoo Chutney by French chef Gregory Bazire from Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea House * Ingredients: One large English muffin:…

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